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Wild Wild Western Style at Nasty Gal


With the popularity of recent films such as ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’, if you fancy recreating some Western styles for yourself, then check out Nasty Gal’s ‘How The West Was Worn’ courtesy of graphic designer/musician Gabby Datau. Think fringing, cow print, denim, ankle booties, pretty flirty dresses/rompers and panama, fedoras or floppy hats and you’re sure to nail the Western vibe.


nasty-gal-western-style-fringingCreate a true Western feel with this Vintage Fringe Away Denim Jacket $258.00. With black fringe detailing and black suede panels, team this denim delight with black skinnies and Western style booties, for a look to rival any cowboy. This festival-inspired Wanderlust Crop Top $58.00 combines crochet and fringe detailing make it ideal Western wear. Team with distressed denim pants or shorts or even a cool maxi skirt and add a seductive touch to your take on the Western trend. Pair this Vintage Lone Ranger Suede Fringe Vest $138.00 with a simple vest and denim cut-offs and you’re guaranteed to nail this Western vibe.

Cow Print

nasty-gal-western-style-animal-printTake a walk on the wild side in these Vintage Moschino Animal Instincts Pants $428.00. With a high-waisted silhouette and all-over monochrome cow print you can guarantee a look that’s as timeless as it is wild. This Vintage In The Saddle Silk Blouse $178.00 combines animal print and fringing giving it double the Western feel. For more subtle wearing of this eye-catching cow print try this Vintage Saddle Up Jacket $178.00. With cow print panelling at the top of a super soft 80’s inspired jacket, it still gives off a Western vibe, but in a less conspicuous way.


nasty-gal-western-style-denimOpt for denim on denim by pairing this Vintage Cactus Life Denim Vest $98.00, with cute and quirky embroidered cactus detailing on the back, with denim cut-offs or flared jeans, such as these Blank Rasbian Jeans $88.00, for an oh so stylish ‘comeback’ look. This Vintage Moschino Pocket Change Skirt $428.00 is just awesome with its quirky pocket flap hem detailing. Dare to bare a sneaky bit of midriff with a cute cropped top or rock it with a body. Add a further Western feel with some ankle booties.

Ankle Booties

nasty-gal-western-style-ankle-bootiesThese Shoe Cult Wild West Side Leather Booties $110.00 certainly live up to their name, as they just ooze Western style with their crossing strap design, buckle detail and low stacked heel, in white hot leather. Go for a more traditional hue with these Shoe Cult Emiline Ankle Boots $78.00, comprising cut-out detailing, multiple buckles and a stacked heel, in distressed tan leather. These Matisse Wild West Boots $265.00, will certainly make for the perfect addition to your Western-inspired ensemble, with their distressed black leather finish, low stack heel and fabulous silver stud embellishment.

Dresses and Rompers

nasty-gal-western-style-dresses-and-rompersThis Que Sera Dress $98.00 is super flirty with its off-the-shoulder design, crochet lace trim and smocked bodice. Team with ankle booties and a stylish fedora or floppy hat for an ultra feminine Western feel. Rival the Western girls of days past, in this Jarlo Wonderland Maxi Dress $145.00, comprising sheer mesh panelling and cute lace detailing. Buttoned front closures add to its Western feel. Add a modern and perhaps more seductive touch to this Western vibe in this 90’s inspired Gardenial Romper $58.00. An all-over floral print and white crochet lace hem and skinny belt create added Western touches.


nasty-gal-western-style-hatsNo Western ensemble is complete without a huge floppy hat or fedora, that is as forgiving for bad hair days, as it is stylish. Try a cool and collected panama such as this Janessa Leone Rita Panama Hat $178.00. Go big or go home in this super cute Jasmine Floppy Hat $58.00. Add a bit of colour with this smart looking Brixton Piper Hat $65.00.


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